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Health groups release detailed investigation into failure of junk food marketing codes [ 51%]

12 November 2012

The OPC has released one of the most comprehensive investigations into Australia's self-regulatory system for food marketing ever undertaken, Exposing the Charade.

OPC welcomes relaunch of Health Star Rating website [ 51%]

6 December 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed the Federal Government's move to re-launch the website that facilitates the Health Star Rating label system on packaged foods.

Media releases [ 50%]

The Obesity Policy Coalition has commented on a number of issues in the media and through media releases.

Sugar, Sugar or Honey, Honey? Health Agencies Call for Clearer Labelling of ‘Added Sugar' [ 49%]

21 November 2017

The Obesity Policy Coalition has written to the state and territory health ministers who make up the Australia New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation calling on them to urgently adopt a recommendation to identify ‘added sugars' on food labels when they meet later this month.

Traffic light labels a win for consumers' health [ 48%]

28 January 2011

A leading coalition of health groups, the Obesity Policy Coalition, has applauded the food labelling review's recommendations for traffic light labelling on front of food packages and fast food menus as a victory for consumers and the health of Australians.

Kellogg pulls Coco Pops ad after OPC complaint [ 47%]

24 June 2013

A complaint made by the Obesity Policy Coalition about a Kellogg's TV commercial directed to children has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Board this week and the ad has been removed from viewing.

Nine in ten consumers give traffic light labels green light [ 46%]

5 September 2011

Research released today by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) reveals Australian grocery buyers are overwhelmingly (87%) in favour of clearer nutrition labels on packaged food in the form of traffic light ratings.

Tackling obesity: Aussies want change [ 46%]

20 January 2015

New research has revealed that 79% of Australians polled believe if we don't do more to lower the intake of fatty sugary and salty foods/drinks, our children will live shorter lives than their parents.

Mac off – Get junk food out of junior sports [ 45%]

11 May 2012

A coalition of leading health agencies, the Obesity Policy Coalition is calling on the Victorian Government to kick junk food brand promotion out of children's sports in light of the latest incursion by McDonald's into junior football yesterday - the Mac Pack.

OPC welcomes Coalition Government's pledge to invest in obesity prevention programs [ 45%]

18 November 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition has congratulated the Coalition Government for its pre-election commitment to tackle rising rates of obesity and associated health conditions in Victoria.

Health Star Rating Call on Food Ministers [ 44%]

26 June 2014

The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and the Obesity Policy Coalition have called on Ministers at the Food Ministers’ Forum1 tomorrow to support the Health Star Rating system and to re-establish the website that facilitates the new Health Star Rating on packaged food.

Staff [ 43%]

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Meet the staff of the Obesity Policy Coalition.

Australia making no progress to prevent obesity, alcohol harm: MJA report [ 42%]

4 April 2016

Australia's investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say.

That's not cricket: Junk food sponsors mentioned more than 1,000 times per match, report shows [ 42%]

28 January 2015

Incredibly large volume of junk food marketing in cricket broadcasts according to a new report from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC).

We need a tax on sugary drinks to get serious about the fight against obesity (Sydney Morning Herald) [ 39%]

22 June 2016

Sugary drinks are the largest contributor of added sugar in Australian diets. Many people would be shocked to learn that a typical 600ml bottle of soft drink contains a whopping 16 teaspoons of sugar. This is sugar that our bodies simply do not need, and a major contributor to Australia's obesity epidemic.

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